Adds depth at the nose tackle position on the defensive line ... Saw action on the field last year in his first season and will contend for more playing time this season ... Has good size and strength ... Also used on special teams ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... 2006 (Jr.): Played in 10 games ... Started against UCF (9/26) ... Participated in 103 total snaps, including 101 on defense and two on special teams ... Recorded eight tackles for the season, including three unassisted and one quarterback hurry ... Finished with a season-high three tackles against Tulsa (10/3) ... Junior College: Played for Coach Ralph Depew at Diablo Valley CC ... Finished with 76 tackles, 16 for loss, 14 sacks, one interception for an 86-yard touchdown, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... An All-Golden Gate conference selection ... All-region and all-state honoree ... Team finished with a 7-4 record and an appearance in the East County bowl game ... A two-star rating by rivals.com ... Prep: Two-year letterwinner for Coach George Austin at El Cerrito High
School in El Cerrito, Calif. ... As a senior, he finished with 10 catches and had eight rushing touchdowns ... Defensively, he finished with 210 tackles for his career ... Personal: Son of Yvonne Coley ...Majoring in pre-health, human performance and recreation ... Born Nov. 8, 1985.